Cadmium Burner Job Description Sample
Aerospace Cadmium Blaster - 2Nd Shift
Esterline Technologies Corporation
Esterline welcomes people who share our determination and high standards to join us in doing work that moves the world forward. At Hytek Finishes, we provide specialized surface treatments, chemical finishing and non-destructive testing to the aerospace and defense industries. We hold processing approvals for every major airframe manufacturer and process parts for a base of over 600 customers worldwide.
Company Name: Hytek Finishes is a subsidiary of Esterline Technologies Corporation and a member of the Esterline Engineered Materials platform of companies.
Industry: Aerospace/Defense Products & Services
Number of Employees: 250
Title: Cadmium Blaster / Identify Shift
Job Family: Operations
Reports to: Production Supervisors (Value Stream or Shift)
Works with: Production, Materials
Location: Kent, WA
Type: Full Time
This is an entry-level position in our Cadmium department as a Blaster. Employees in this position use a variety of media to blast parts in preparation for plating. The Blaster performs operations in accordance with Military and OEM specifications. Hours for this position are training Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m.
2:30 p.m. Once training is complete, the hours for this position are Monday through Friday morning 2:00 p.m.
Attention to quality of product
Review customer and Hytek paperwork for instructions
Follow technique card and instructions to process parts
Work closely with higher level operators to complete work and prioritize tasks
Sign off paperwork as required
Keep area clean and organized
Preparation of parts prior to operations
Use tooling and fixtures, when applicable
Knowledge of pre and post cleaning surface finish requirements
Know how to avoid damaging material or equipment
Be familiar with Quality Assurance requirements & rework procedures
Be familiar with engineering drawing notations
Be familiar with the safety precautions & know how to avoid injury to personnel.
Actively participate in continuous improvement activities to drive positive change in productivity, delivery, and service. Be involved in Kaizen events as needed either as a participant or supporter.
Maintain the highest ethical standards, even when challenged from above.
Must be a US Person and able to provide proof of US Person status upon hiring.
Ability to train others
Ability to write technique cards
Ability to use/learn Lean Tools and techniques to solve tactical and strategic problems and issues arising in this position.
Proven ability to work independently and in a team.
Excellent accuracy with a strong attention to detail and demonstrated teamwork attitude.
Ability to multi task effectively.
Ability to communicate well.
Education/Previous Experience Requirements
1-2 years in manufacturing environment a plus.
Basic English reading, writing and math comprehension required.
Compensation and Benefits
We offer industry-leading wages and benefits. Starting base pay begins at $14.75/hour. There is an additional $0.50/hour for 2nd shift and $0.75/hour for 3rd shift. We believe in promoting from within, so advancement opportunities are readily available.
Skill Based Pay System – In addition to promotion opportunities for performance, Hytek Finishes also provides skill based pay reviews every 6 months where an employee has the ability to increase their base pay by mastering and demonstrating certain skills within their assigned department and through cross-training opportunities.
Benefit package – Esterline Hytek Finishes offers a comprehensive benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) matching, Pension, discounted Employee Stock Purchase Program, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, 6 week's paid Parental Leave, 3 week's paid time off, 10 paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, onsite Occupational Health and massage therapy, free parking, and the ability to work with great people!
- Customer Focus
- Knows and understands the needs of internal and external customers. Is results oriented and works hard to consistently provide exceptional service.
- Ethics and Values
- Adheres to an effective set of core values and beliefs and acts in accordance. Rewards the right values and disapproves of others.
- Problem Solving
- Looks beyond the obvious to find effective solutions.
- Integrity and Trust
- Widely trusted and seen as direct and truthful.
- Functional/Technical Skills
- Possesses the skills to be effective in the job. Has the skills to perform the job at a high level of accomplishment.
- Practices active and attentive listening, able to hear others.
- Full of energy, willing to take action.
- Cool under pressure, not knocked off balance by the unexpected, is a settling influence.
- Values Diversity
- Supports fair and equal treatment for all.
Essential Mental/Physical Demands
DOL Categories: Heavy
Ability to lift occasionally: (floor to knee) 114 lbs., (waist to waist) 11 lbs., (floor, knee, to waist) 105 lbs., (waist to shoulder) 2 lbs.
Ability to carry 11 lbs. occasionally
Ability to push/pull 73 lbf. occasionally
Ability to stand and walk frequently
Ability to reach from the shoulder frequently and overhead occasionally and from the waist frequently
Ability to bend, stoop, squat, crouch, kneel, crawl occasionally
Ability to climb stairs and ladders occasionally
Ability to push/pull frequently
Ability to pivot and twist occasionally, pinch frequently
Ability to grasp frequently
Ability to see/hear/feel constantly – hearing protection required when working in the area
Occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and fumes from metal finishing chemicals. Temperatures in the work environment can fluctuate with outside weather conditions.Due to the manufacturing environment, safety glasses and hearing protection are required.
Hours for this position are training Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m.
2:30 p.m. Once training is complete, the hours for this position are Monday through Friday morning 2:00 p.m.
Day Shift: Monday through Friday 6:00 am – 2:30 pm
Second Shift: Monday through Friday 2:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Esterline is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Protected Vet
Burner - FT 2Nd Shift 1:30Pm - 10:00Pm
The Burner is responsible for setting the direction and overall production of the SMR Department. The Burner is responsible for reading production schedules and reviewing and following all priority lists.
The Burner is responsible for pulling and maintaining the film used in the burn room and for ensuring the quality of all screens meets GSP and industry specifications prior use. The Burner is responsible for pasting up film onto the screens and burning the screen images for the Print Department. They are also responsible for reading and following all instructions on the work order including reviewing the film for text errors prior to burning.
The Burner is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the burn room and that equipment is maintained. The Burner will all assist with training and coaching of others as required.
Verify priorities on Production schedules or hot lists
Pull film into the burn room for burning
Check all screens before burning to ensure the quality of all screens meets GSP and industry specifications
Reviewing the film for text errors prior to burning
Paste up and burn film onto screen
Fill out Quality tags on every screen
Log and file all film that is burnt
Wash out all screens after burning
Put all burned/washed out screens in the proper spotting racks
Clean glass on burn table
Replenish all supplies used in the burn room area prior to the end of each shift
Communicate technical issues or problems to supervisor and or print manager
Maintain cleanliness in the burn area
Complete daily & weekly paperwork as required
Assist in other areas of SMR as required
Practical Screen printing Production Experience
Technical knowledge of burning equipment
Work well a team environment to ensure productivity and quality
Must have strong leadership skills
Must have a high standard for quality assurance.
Strong priority and time management skills
Minimum position requirements:
High School diploma or GED
Ability to communicate (read, speak, write) in English
Minimum 2 years Screen Print or SMR experience
Ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs
Available for weekend work shifts and overtime
The Plate Shop Second Class Mechanic performs a variety of skilled mechanical duties involving burning, cutting plates, rip-outs and installations. The Second Class Mechanic operates equipment necessary for adequate plate cutting and burning; records work performed; follows specified safety policies and procedures.
Key Responsibilities & Functional
This list is representative of the key areas of responsibility and functional knowledge required of a second class burner in the Plate shop. A second class mechanic must demonstrate an intermediate knowledge of the skills, functional knowledge and abilities required to perform tasks in these and related areas of responsibility.
Intermediate knowledge means that the mechanic understands how to perform tasks in these categories (including, but not limited to, the specific tasks identified below) and is able to complete them independently, without assistance. This also means that the mechanic has the necessary level of knowledge of the equipment, protective gear, and machinery required to complete these tasks.
o Basic knowledge of burning
o Use hook up torch/light torch
o Complete basic cutting plate jobs
o Wash the weld out to reuse plates
- Cutting Plates
o Knowledge of the following types of plating material: steel, copper nickel, aluminum, stainless steel
o Knowledge of the different plate material and how to cut plates from 3/16th inch to 1 inch in thickness
o Cut straight plates
o Complete cutouts for access's
o Work with HY80 – Alloy Steel
A second class burner must pass a demonstrated burning test.
Burner Management Systems (Bms) Specialist
This person will require strong working knowledge of related NFPA and API codes and standards (NFPA 85, 86, 87; API 538, 538, 14C; ASME CSD-1; B149.3, etc.)
All applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent experience), a minimum of 8 years of experience within the Process Safety field, with significant exposure to the design and control of Burner Management Systems. Knowledge of the operation and control of single-fuel, multiple-fuel, gas-fired, liquid-fired, coal-fired, etc. burners highly preferred.
Highly qualified applicants will be licensed Professional Engineers (P.E.s) and will be Certified Functional Safety Experts (CFSEs) or TUV Functional Safety Engineers. This position should expect 50% travel, and will require a valid Driver's License.
In addition, we expect the following in all our employees:
- A passion for making our clients, our worksites, and our world a safer place
- The ability to work well in both team-based and independent situations
- Outstanding problem-solving skills with a knack for thinking creatively
- Medical, Dental, & Vision insurance
- FSA or HSA options
- Life, Disability, Accident & Illness insurance
- 401(k) retirement plan with Roth or Traditional option
- Holidays and accrued time off with pay
- Flex time schedules
- Employee service center with 24/7 online access to personal information/changes
aeSolutions is a consulting, engineering and system integration company that provides industrial process safety, cybersecurity and automation lifecycle solutions and tools. We are specialists focused on helping industrial clients achieve their risk management and operational excellence goals through our expertise in process safety, industrial cybersecurity, safety instrumented systems, control system design and integration, alarm management, and related operations and integrity management systems.
aeSolutions is committed to employing high-integrity professionals who will work closely with teammates and clients to deliver engineering solutions that meet or exceed process safety goals.
If you are looking for a company that offers challenging and rewarding work, values your contributions, provides excellent pay and benefits, and is dedicated to safety, you may be a good fit.
To learn more about the company and apply, visit www.aesolns.com .
Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Work Zone
Note: aeSolutions does not accept unsolicited resumes from third party agencies or recruiters, and no fees will be paid should the company hire an applicant submitted by a third party absent a written contract and a specific request for assistance with that role. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Burner (Industrial Oxy-Fuel Cutting Torch Operator) - 2Nd Shift
Summary: Removes excess material from castings with an oxy fuel cutting torch. Once trained, this position will work our 2nd shift, which is normally 3pm-11pm.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Uses a oxy-fuel cutting torch to remove all risers, gates, and fins safely, efficiently, and without gouging the casting, cutting up to 24" thick sections.
Communicates to supervision quality and equipment problems.
Inspects equipment daily.
Follows job work instructions and training matrix, where applicable.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: demonstrates attention to detail; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; is consistently at work and on time; uses time efficiently; works quickly; observes safety and security procedures.
Additional Competencies for Level A:
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: possess a higher level of attention to detail, accuracy and thoroughness, work more quickly, and use time more efficiently than at Level B.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High School diploma or GED preferred, but not required; or up to one month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
No Computer skills needed.
Certificates and Licenses:
No certifications needed
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; extreme heat (non-weather) and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and extreme cold.
The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions; outdoor weather conditions. The employee may be exposed to risk of electrical shock and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to walk. The employee must be able to hold onto a torch for long periods of time and be able to wear a full-face fresh air helmet.
Burner Operator -- 2Nd Shift
Position: Burner/Plasma Operator
Reports to: Production Supervisor
Basic summary of the job: Operates CNC burning equipment to produce burned parts according to preprogrammed dimensions, meeting quality and quantity standards on a consistent basis.
Essential (primary) functions:
Gathers materials required to fill work orders, sets up burning tables with materials
Operates CNC burning equipment based on programs supplied by the Production programmer
Assures proper operation of equipment by monitoring quality of parts produced and conducting 1st Article procedures
Assures materials exiting burning machines meet drawing requirements and quality standards
Package and mark materials as necessary
May stage materials properly to assure loaders can efficiently lift and load materials
Reports accidents, injuries and incidents immediately to the supervisor
Responsible for assuring productivity standards are consistently met
Responsible for assuring quality requirements are consistently met
Responsible for maintaining an orderly work area around utilized machines, drop areas and material staging areas
Responsible for drop management and drop utilization
Follow all safety procedures
Adhere to Quality policy at all times
Follow written quality procedures for specific job functions assigned
High School diploma or equivalent preferred
Minimum of one year experience utilizing CNC burning equipment in a steel fabrication, service center or manufacturing environment heavily preferred, other experience considered.
Necessary (required) skills:
Must have experience in use of measuring equipment ie; tape measures, calipers, micrometers, etc.
Basic math skills including decimals and fractions are required.
Must be organized and self-motivated
Ability to work well under pressure and in a team environment.
Expected to be on time and strive for perfect attendance, as a minimum, following the TBSC attendance policy.
PHYSICAL ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Must be able to walk, stand, sit, apply all motor functions in order to perform the job. May be required to lift up to 50 pounds, operate overhead cranes and forklift. Must be able to perform duties in an open-air environment.
Burner - Mobile Rail Crew
- The successful candidate will work primarily over the road and assist with daily rail cutting functions;
Capable of performing job duties in a safe and professional manner;
Must be able to quickly learn how to use a cutting torch to cut sections of the railroad track;
Must be able to be away from home for 22 days on work schedule and then have 7 days scheduled off;
Must be able to perform physical work of lifting up to 50 lbs periodically;
Must be able to work in various weather conditions and perform duties outside, along railroad tracks.
The Burner reports to the Facilities & Operations Manager. The Burner is responsible for preparing purchased scrap through use of a burning torch, while ensuring that all of his/her efforts are compliant with the company Health, Safety, and Environmental standards. The Burner must possess knowledge of and be capable of wearing a respirator.
This position operates under flexible parameters. The primary goal of this position is to achieve excellence in all facets of the position. Providing the highest quality product safely, effectively and efficiently decreases accidents and errors and increase profits.
Environmental and Health & Safety (H&S)
Strictly adheres to all Metals Recycling Business Health, Safety, and Environmental standards.
Provides a safe environment for all employees, customers and visitors.
Operational Performance & Best Business Practices
Examines unprepared scrap to ensure conformance with company standards. If scrap does not meet specifications, burner must cut scrap utilizing appropriate tools and equipment.
Maintains a torching environment conducive to fire control, and is able to seek additional assistance if first efforts fail.
Equipment & Maintenance
Detects faulty operation of equipment or defective materials and notifies proper supervisors to ensure repair.
Consistently operates cutting torches, regulators, torch tops, cleaners, hose removal and installation tools, water hoses, and occasionally operates oxygen lances.
Internal Control Responsibilities
Supports the Company's Internal Control process which includes understanding, communicating, and complying with defined internal controls as well as suggesting and making modifications to the policies, procedures, and controls to better relate to the business. Communicates upward problems in operations, noncompliance with the code of conduct, or other policy violations or illegal actions.
This position does not encompass any supervisory responsibilities.
Direct contact with Facilities & Operations Manager, and operations production employees. Communicates via face-to-face interaction.
This position is regularly exposed to all weather conditions. Physical hazards such as noise, fumes, and dirt are present due to the equipment, machinery, and scrap as would be found throughout the scrap yard.
Safety shoes, hearing protection, respirators, and face shields must be worn to eliminate the risks associated with these hazards. Travel is not required for this position.
Handling multiple issues regarding safety and maintenance increases pressure. Work load may be unpredictable and pressure can be substantial during peak times.
Critical deadlines require considerable adaptability. Disturbances of work flow and/or irregularities in work schedule are expected and occur on an intermittent basis. Extra hours may be required, sometimes on weekends, weekdays, and holidays.
Physical Activities Required to Perform Essential Functions
Ability to: lift and carry up to 50 pounds occasionally; crouch or bend at the knees occasionally to increase visibility; stoop or bend at the waist occasionally to increase visibility; reach at arms length frequently or overhead occasionally; twist and turn at the neck and trunk; walk frequently on uneven ground; handle and grasp a torch continually; communicate by speech and hearing continually. Visual acuity needed for close detail work. Mental dexterity needed as burner will work independently while demonstrating attention to detail and continuous awareness.
High School diploma or GED Certification required. Candidates with steady work/school attendance and dependability may also be considered.
Torching experience or the ability to learn the torching proficiency preferred. This position requires possession of a valid driver's license and the ability to drive an automobile.
PLEASE NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
All U.S. applicants must be 18 years of age or older and all Canada applicants must be 16 years of age or older.
Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. participates in e-verify for all U.S. new hires.
Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. administers a pre-employment drug screen and background check for U.S. new hires.
All new hires must review and sign an Arbitration Agreement. This applies to all U.S. non-union employees.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, disability status, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, age, prior industrial injury, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected status under local, state or federal law.
Chemical Processor 2
To cadmium plate, buff, polish, surface finish and harden a wide variety of aircraft parts. Chemical Processor 2 may be required to perform the duties and essential functions of Chemical Processor 3.
I. Working from shop routers, specifications, detailed instructions and standard operation methods.
II.Performs electroplating operation to surface finish and harden parts. Exercises judgment todetermine quality and maintains thickness of plating, according to engineering requirements andspecification guidelines.
III.Operates electroplating equipment while maintaining mental and visual attention to time and flowof current during process.
IV.Selects and positions parts on rack according to size shape and number to be electroplated.
V. Performs routine degreasing, cleaning and rinsing operation.
VI.Uses simple hand tools, measuring instruments and a nondestructive thickness tester
VII.Visually checks all parts to assure complete plating operation.
VIII.Operate stationary polishing wheels or uses chemicals to buff and polish a wide variety of aircraftparts.
IX.Uses simple hand tools such as pliers and various holding devices.
X. Maintains close mental and visual attention to obtain desired finish.
XI.Performs operations necessary to cadmium plate a variety of parts and material in accordancewith specifications and accepted shop practices. Solution formulas are maintained by chemicallaboratory.
XII.Maintains solution level and temperatures in tank and set prescribed plating cycle time.
XIII.Cleans and rinses parts before plating, check for required buildup, select appropriate fixture anddetermines spacing of parts in tank.
XIV.May be required to treat parts in pickling process on occasion.
XV.Responsible for quality of own work.
XVI.Performs other related duties as required.
Job duties require a high school education to be able to interpret handbook formulas, simple drawings and math. Must be able to understand instructions and use precision measuring instruments.
Over one year up to three years metal or chemical processing or related experience.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Somewhat disagreeable due to temperatures, fumes, chemicals, dust and noise.
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